JAZZ LEGEND WAYNE SHORTER SET FOR AUGUST 24 RELEASE OF EMANON,
AN EXTRAORINDARY MUSICAL & VISUAL EXPERIENCE FROM THE 10-TIME GRAMMY WINNER
FEATURING A TRIPLE ALBUM OF ORIGINAL MUSIC PERFORMED BY
THE WAYNE SHORTER QUARTET & ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
ACCOMPANIED BY A GRAPHIC NOVEL PENNED BY SHORTER & MONICA SLY
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY RANDY DuBURKE
Jazz legend and 10-time GRAMMY winner Wayne Shorter is set for the August 24 release of his long-awaited project Emanon, his first release since 2013’s Without A Net, which marked Shorter’s momentous return to Blue Note Records where he began his heralded recording career in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in 1959.
You And The Night And The Music is the debut of Lucia Jackson, a promising young jazz singer who displays a fetching voice on a set of standards along with a few surprises.
With her father, jazz guitar great Ron Jackson, contributing arrangements and leading an impressive rhythm section joined by guests, Lucia Jackson creates fresh variations of timeless material.
Lucia Jackson has had busy careers as both a dancer and a model.
Maxwell Announces “50 Intimate Nights Live” Tour
50-date North American fall and winter tour kicks of this September in Richmond, VA
Today, Maxwell announces his “50 Intimate Nights Live” tour, a 50-date trek to many of North America’s top theatres, including New York’s Beacon Theatre, LA’s Microsoft Theater, and Chicago’s Chicago Theatre.
Legendary Pianist Bob James Returns to
Trio Format After Decade-Long Studio Recording
Hiatus as a Leader for Espresso
Long after establishing himself as one of America’s most accomplished composers, arrangers and instrumentalists, multiple-GRAMMY® Award-winner Bob James achieves his long-time ambition to return to the trio format he last utilized on 2004’s Take It From The Top, and embraced as an up-and-coming artist.
Gospel Legend Dorothy Norwood Releases New Single
“Breathe On Me”
Alpharetta, GA: Dorothy Norwood affectionately known as the “World’s Greatest Storyteller” has, had an incredible journey that continues as she releases new music entitled, “Breathe on Me” featuring Bishop Rance Allen, Beverly Crawford, Bishop James H. Morton and Kareem Jackson.
Latin Jazz Icon Eddie Palmieri To Release New Album Full Circle
Album Out This Friday via Palmieri’s Newly Formed Label Uprising Music
A titan of Latin Jazz and Salsa music, Eddie Palmieri, known as “El Maestro,” is still making musical history. At 81 years old, the multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and music legend will release Full Circle on July 20th.
MULTI GRAMMY AWARD & EMMY WINNING
SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR
MARKS NELSON MANDELA’S CENTENNIAL JULY 18TH WITH A SONG FROM THEIR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SHANACHIE CD
FREEDOM OUT SEPTEMBER 14TH!
The celebrated Choir that has collaborated with Bono and U2, Peter Gabriel,
Robert Plant, Pharrell Williams, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder & Kirk Franklin among others, kicks off its Blockbuster US Tour In October
Soweto Gospel Choir’s universal message of love, unity and hope, along with its captivating melodic and harmonic wonder, mesmerizing showmanship and awe-inspiring performances, has made believers of millions of fans around the world.
Estelle’s New Album “Lovers Rock” to be Released this September
Single and Video for “Better” Launches Today and Offered as an Insta-Grat Single off 25th Anniversary of Reggae Gold 2018
New York, NY- VP Records is proud to announce that Multiplatinum GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Estelle will be releasing her fifth studio album, Lover’s Rock via VP Records and Established 1980 Inc this September.